Doing My Part to #SaveOurCities: My First National Urban League Conference Experience

Posted by DeShaun Artis on August 11, 2017

When I was in college my life felt like it was in constant motion between taking a full load of classes, internships, on campus jobs, my fraternity and other involvement. As a recent grad my day was over after about 5:30 PM – and it was a little weird. While I enjoyed the freedom to relax after work, I knew I needed to be doing something in my newfound free time to make a difference. When I learned that a chapter of the National Urban League Young Professionals was coming to Arkansas I knew this was my opportunity to get involved again and give back.

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Topics: Leadership

Why Influence Is More Than Persuasion

Posted by Blake on January 17, 2017

Believe it or not, influence is not synonymous with persuasion.

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Topics: Leadership, influencers

103 Takeaways from 2016 ICCO Global Summit

Posted by Mitchell Communications Group on October 10, 2016

The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) is the voice of public relations consultancies around the world. The ICCO membership comprises national trade associations in twenty-eight countries across the globe: from Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Collectively, these associations represent over 2,000 PR firms. And Elise Mitchell proudly represents Mitchell and the Dentsu Aegis Network as ICCO Vice President and President-elect.

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Topics: Leadership, inspiration

How Mistakes Can Actually Build Your Reputation: A Chat with Author Jay Baer on his latest book “Hug Your Haters”

Posted by Elise Mitchell on August 25, 2016

It’s rare that I plan a vacation or dinner at a new restaurant without first checking in with the crowd.  Thanks to Yelp and Trip Advisor, I nearly always get a pretty good feel for what the rooms are like at the hotel I’m considering or the menu at the new tapas place in town. 

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Topics: Leadership, Branding